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Old 14-05-2011, 07:42   #1
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Projects While on the Hard

Just bought boat. The yard is doing a bottom job and rudder pintles but has run into a delay due to scheduling. The boat will be on the hard for two weeks. What additional projects can I accomplish during this period? Replace through-hulls, if needed, but what else should I be looking at?
Survey didn't really point out any additional areas.
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Old 14-05-2011, 09:04   #2
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Re: Projects While on the Hard

I usually detail/polish the hull. It so much easier on the hard than at the dock.

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Old 14-05-2011, 09:09   #3
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Re: Projects While on the Hard

well, what kind of boat?

Perhaps pull the shaft and have it checked for true. Have the prop tuned up. Replace cutless bearing. R&R seacocks.
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Old 14-05-2011, 09:29   #4
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wash and wax it. and everything already listed. again check all the thru hulls, valves and hoses. Charge the battery. check the running lights.
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